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Ex-Asante Kotoko striker Kwame Opoku flies out to Algeria to start USM Alger career

Published on: 09 April 2021
Ex-Asante Kotoko striker Kwame Opoku flies out to Algeria to start USM Alger career
Kwame Opoku

Striker Kwame Poku left Accra on Friday, 9 April 2021, to Algeria to start his stint with Algerian giants USM Alger.

The Ghana international will teaming up with his new teammates after the Reds and Blacks announced his signing on 15 March from Ghanaian giants Asante Kotoko.

He had a successful half-season spell with the Porcupine Warriors in his first year where he scored 9 goals in 16 matches.

Opoku has will sign a four-and-a-half year contract in a deal reported to be around US$ 500,000.

He joined Kotoko from second-tier outfit Nkoranza Warriors before the commencement of the 2020/21 Ghana Premier League.

Last month, the 21-year-old made his Black Stars debut in the 1-1 draw with South Africa in Johannesburg in a penultimate 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.

He was handed a starting berth in an unfamiliar role as winger but hooked at half time.

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